Posts Tagged ‘Works v Faith’

Romans 9:30-33 That Kind of Faith

God calls us to faith in Jesus

Paul comes back to the core of the matter. The heart of the promise and the goal of the Law.

In our last reading I forgot to mention a very heartfelt cry from Paul. He loves his fleshly brothers. He longs for Israel to receive Jesus. That love is one of the things that drove him to pen this letter. He said that he would gladly be cut off from Jesus if it meant that all of Israel would be saved. “I have great sorrow and unceasing anguish in my heart. For I could wish that I myself were accursed and cut off from Christ for the sake of my brothers, my kinsmen according to the flesh” (verses 2-3). THAT’S love! That’s Jesus’ kind of love. Read more »